The Tonawanda News
Tonawanda News — 2003 — 10 years ago
• Jacqueline Letke recounted how joining the Twin Cities Camera Club improved her camera skills and encouraged others to join.
• Jenna Koch, a Niagara University student and a former Tonawanda High School and NCCC athlete was appointed assistant coach for the NCCC softball team.
1988 — 25 years ago
• Fred Dreyer played the role of a not so routine detective on the hit television series “Hunter.”
• William Bruce and David Hendricks of Troop 225 at Kenmore United Methodist Church were presented with Eagle Scout awards at a Court of Honor.
1963 — 50 years ago
• Newly appointed Niagara County Judge Henry P. Smith III of North Tonawanda was the main speaker during installation of officers at the St. Johnsburg Volunteer Fire Company and its Auxiliary at St. Joseph’s Hall.
• Mrs. Charles Wells, Mrs. James Hepburn, and Mrs. Norman Danvir were mapping out the North Tonawanda Mother’s March for the March of Dimes to be held later in the month.
1943 — 70 years ago
• Tonawanda Police Chief George Marohn announced that operation of street traffic signals were to be curtailed for the time being in an effort to save gasoline and rubber. Only the automatic signal at the circle would remain operational both day and night.
• Edward Parske, Supervisor of Arts at North Tonawanda High School, had prepared a score of sketches on jungle life in India to be used as illustrations in “Jungle Leisure,” a new book written by Emil Menzel.